Indianapolis Ballet | Annual Fundraising Gala
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Annual Fundraising Gala


An extraordinary evening to cap off a historic weekend for Indianapolis Ballet

For its 2017/18 Season, the Indianapolis Ballet will celebrate a historic weekend for the organization by hosting its annual Gala Celebration on Sunday, February 18, 2018, following the final performance of the company’s debut residency at The Toby at Newfields, featuring Stravinsky’s The Firebird.


Supporters are invited to gather once again at the Deer Zink Pavilion at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields for an extraordinary evening that will cap the landmark return of professional ballet in Indianapolis.


Mingle with the professional dancers bringing world-class ballet to the Circle City, delight in delectable food provided by Kahn’s Catering, bid on exciting items in our silent and live auctions and dance to live music, all while supporting the Moving Forward Capital Campaign that will provide the foundation for the company’s exciting launch!


*** While Sunday’s performance in The Toby is sold out, tickets for the Gala Celebration are still available. Please call 317-955-7525 or email Karen Riester at to place your order for individual Gala tickets ($150 per seat) or a discounted table of ten ($1,250).


For more information on how to become a sponsor of the 2018 Gala Celebration, please contact Indianapolis Ballet Director of Development Cindy Taylor at 317-955-7525 or




Individual tickets for the Gala can be purchased here in combination with tickets for that afternoon’s 3:00 pm performance of The Firebird.


To purchase a table of 10 for the Gala, please contact Indianapolis Ballet Director of Marketing & Communications John Koluder at 317-955-7525 or



For more information on how to become a sponsor of the 2018 Gala Celebration, please contact Indianapolis Ballet Director of Development Cindy Taylor at 317-955-7525 or


The Indianapolis Ballet’s 2018 Annual Fundraising Gala will cap a historic weekend for the arts in Indianapolis, capping the new professional company’s debut residency of The Firebird on Sunday, February 18.


Be sure to “Save the Date” for a day full of world-class ballet and plenty of celebration to follow, which will support the company’s Moving Forward Capital Campaign.


Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields – Sunday, February 18, 2018


The Toby at Newfields

3:00 p.m. – Debut Residency performance, featuring Stravinsky’s The Firebird


Deer Zink Special Events Pavilion at Newfields

5:30 p.m. – Cocktail Hour

6:30 p.m. – Program begins

Followed by music and dancing

Sponsorship Levels

Organizations interested in sponsoring the 2018 Annual Fundraising Gala should note that naming rights for this event and other VIP gatherings are included in the new 2017/18 Season Corporate Partnership packages.


For more information on how to be a Corporate Partner of Indianapolis Ballet, or to inquire about how to sponsor only the 2018 Annual Gala, please contact Cindy Taylor, Director of Development, at or 317-955-7525.


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